Marpissa muscosa
(Fence-post Jumper)

Featured spider picture The spider species Marpissa muscosa, commonly known as Fence-post Jumper, belongs to the genus Marpissa, in the family Salticidae. Marpissa muscosa spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Marpissa muscosa includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Marpissa muscosa is most often sighted during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Salticidae
  • Genus: Marpissa
  • Species: Marpissa muscosa

Other Common Names

Fence-post Jumper


(Clerck, 1757)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Marpissa muscosa (Fence-post Jumper), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 25, 2018 by Spider ID member cjh. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Marpissa muscosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Marpissa muscosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Marpissa muscosa has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1).

Location and Range

Marpissa muscosa (Fence-post Jumper) has been sighted in the following countries: Germany, United Kingdom.


Marpissa muscosa has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

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  • March: 1
  • April: 1
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Additional Remarks

Type species.

Featured Pictures

Picture of Marpissa muscosa (Fence-post Jumper) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconApr 25, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconApr 23, 2018
  • cjh
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  • Location iconTrier, Germany
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Picture of Marpissa muscosa (Fence-post Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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